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April 26, 2019

Pilot sturgeon stocking carried out in Romania, Hungary

The Danube River fauna were enriched on April 18 with two important sturgeon stocking events, in Baja, Hungary and Isaccea, Romania, the World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF) said in…

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March 4, 2019

State to seek private partner for pumped-storage HPP Tarnita-Lapustesti

Romania’s Forecast and Strategy National Committee (CNSP) is starting a procedure to find a private partner for the pumped-storage hydropower plant Tarnita-Lapustesti, Romanian media reported. The CNSP has published a…

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February 25, 2019

Romania’s 1st independent air quality monitoring network registers excessive PM pollution

Romania’s first independent air quality monitoring network, deployed by Philips Romania on October 1, 2018, has shown levels of PM10 and PM2.5 pollution frequently reaching seven to nine times the…

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February 21, 2019

Romania to launch EUR 115 million subsidy program for solar prosumers

Romania’s Environmental Funds Administration plans to run a program in March-April to offer up to EUR 115 million in European funds to prosumers to encourage the adoption of solar energy….

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January 31, 2019

Electrica appoints Georgeta Corina Popescu as new CEO

The Board of Directors of Romanian power distribution and supply company Electrica has decided to appoint Georgeta Corina Popescu as new CEO, for a four-year term. She was interim CEO…

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January 24, 2019

Hidroelectrica, Nuclearelectrica to be forced to sell more electricity on regulated market

Public power utilities Hidroelectrica and Nuclearelectrica will have the obligation to deliver up to 65% of their electricity generation to regulated markets, at capped prices, Romanian media reported. This obligation…

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January 14, 2019

EFET urges Romania to scrap tax hike for electricity sector

The European Federation of Energy Traders (EFET) has called on the Romanian government to urgently suspend the enforcement of the turnover tax for the electricity sector because it would lead…

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January 9, 2019

Romanian regulator permits excess electricity sale by prosumers

As of January 1, households with installed production from renewable energy sources are able to supply electricity to the grid, while their suppliers are obliged to purchase it, the local…

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December 5, 2018

Romania’s draft plan envisages 27.9% target for renewables share in energy consumption in 2030

Romania’s draft National Energy and Climate Plan (NECP), to be sent to the European Commission, envisages a 27.9% share of renewable energy sources in energy consumption in 2030, compared to…

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November 14, 2018

Enel X Romania to install 2,500 charging stations for EVs over four years

Between 2019 and 2023, Enel X Romania will invest EUR 15-20 million in the installation of around 2,500 charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs) in every region of the country,…

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November 7, 2018

Hidroelectrica to invest EUR 1.19 billion over the next five years, to add 200 MW in renewables capacities

State-owned power utility Hidroelectrica plans to invest RON 5.56 billion (EUR 1.19 billion) over the next five years in the upgrades and maintenance of facilities, but also in acquisitions. Hidroelectrica’s…

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November 6, 2018

Romania’s Bacau to modernize street lighting with EUR 11 million loan

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Green Energy Special Fund (GESF) are providing a EUR 11 million loan to the Romanian city of Bacau to modernize…

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